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WAEC Withholds 13,488 Results In 2016 GCE


The results of 13,488 private candidates, out of the 172,699 who sat for the 2016 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), have been withheld. Mr Olu Adenipekun, Head of National Office (HNO) of the WAEC, announced this while releasing results of the Nov/Dec diet of the examination on Friday in Lagos. Adenipekun said the results were withheld in connection ...

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40 Reps, 5 Senators Parade O’ Level Certificates


A peek into the qualification details of the members of the National Assembly by Daily Trust on Sunday reveals that a staggering number of the parliamentarians got elected with Ordinary Level certificates during the 2015 general elections, a development that leaves doubts on the capacity and quality of legislation in the 8th National Assembly. A total of 45 federal lawmakers ...

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13 Auchi Lecturers Sacked for Sleeping With Prostitutes Hired By Male Students


The National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) on Thursday announced the dismissal of 5 lecturers and the termination of appointments of 8 others in Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi, Edo State, in connection with sexual-related offences. . The Executive Secretary of the board, Dr Masa’udu Kazaure, said the development was the outcome of an investigation following a publication by The Punch newspaper ...

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ASUU Strike Update: We Can’t Pay N284bn Allowances -FG


The Federal Government said due to the current economic recession, it cannot afford to pay the N284 billion earned allowances demanded by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Labour and Employment minister, Chris Ngige stated this on Wednesday while addressing State House correspondents after the Federal Executive Council meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. Ngige said the ...

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UNIBEN suspends post-jamb after FG directives

  Barely 24hours after the Federal Government through the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu gave another directive to Nigerian Universities to stop the conduction of the post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, the University of Benin, Edo State have suspended its Post-UTME examination which began yesterday and expected to hold for the next two weeks. The management of the UNIBEN made this known after the Minister ...

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